2017 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 23 - Health and Safety
Chapter 23-4 - Office of State Medical Examiners
Section 23-4-13 - Establishment of fees.

Universal Citation: RI Gen L § 23-4-13 (2017)

§ 23-4-13. Establishment of fees.

The director of the department of health shall establish fees for autopsy reports, cremation certificates, and statistics. The director shall also impose fees, at an hourly or daily rate, to give testimony in civil suits under this chapter. All fees are as set forth in § 23-1-54. The director is authorized to establish in regulation reasonable fees for additional documents not otherwise specified in this section. All of these fees shall be collected and deposited as general revenues; provided, however, that no city or town, or any agency or department of a city and town within the state, or the department of human services, shall be required to pay any fees established by the director pursuant to this section.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1973, ch. 169, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 133, art. 27, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 400, § 2; P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 40, § 59; P.L. 2003, ch. 172, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 179, § 1; P.L. 2007, ch. 73, art. 39, § 27; P.L. 2012, ch. 241, art. 9, § 37.)

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